The Grant Arms Wildlife Book Festival, now in its second year, is a gathering in the Scottish Highlands of some of the most prominent authors in the field of natural history.
The festival, hosted by the Grant Arms Hotel in Grantown-on Spey, runs from 15-19 April 2019 and features daily talks given by the participating authors, who will also be mingling with the guests and signing books.
BBC Wildlife reader holiday
Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the Grant Arms Wildlife Book Festival, as well as a glorious spring in the Scottish Highlands, with our great reader holiday offer.
As part of our partnership with the Grants Arms Festival, this special five-night holiday will take place over the Festival and will be hosted by members of the BBC Wildlife editorial team.
In addition to the five-night stay, the chance to hear talks from renowned authors about their works, and the free-to-all morning wildlife watching sessions, our holiday will include an exclusive wildlife walk in the Cairngorms area with an expert guide, on the Monday afternoon before the festival proper begins.
The discussion following each talk will be led by naturalist and former BBC natural history producer Stephen Moss – himself a popular author of books about British wildlife.
The four-star Grant Arms is a specialist wildlife hotel with a distinguished history. Built in 1765, in the reign of George III, and situated within the Cairngorms National Park close to Anagach Woods and the River Spey, the hotel is a traditional Scottish building, tastefully refurbished to thoroughly modern standards of comfort, with en-suite bedrooms, a cosy bar and a one-rosette restaurant serving locally sourced food.
Some of the authors who will be attending
Details for the timing of the talks tbc
Plus more speakers still to be announced!
Five nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast in a superior room, 15-20 April (superior room subject to availablity. No single supplement)
13 one-hour talks from guest speakers in the afternoons and evenings
Exclusive BBC Wildlife guided walk at 2pm on Monday 15 April
Wildlife films in the library
Free-to-all guided walks and/or field trips every morning
Book signing opportunities
PLEASE NOTE: own car will be necessary to participate in field trips